An employee of Caches Gulf City Mall, La Romaine branch,
was still in shock yesterday following Thursdays bold
theft of VIP tickets for tonights Junior Gong concert.
The female employee, who was too embarrassed to give her
name, said the incident occurred at around 4 pm while she
was attending to a customer.
usually keep my tickets under the counter. But there were
so many people coming and going that day, I left them on
She added that she had only turned around to exchange a
pair of shoes for a customer and when she turned around
again the tickets were gone.
happened so quickly it left me stupid.
Ninety-seven tickets, priced at $400 each, were stolen.
The promoters of the Peace Festival concert, of which Junior
Gong is the headline act, said they were notified of the
ticket theft by Cache and will be dealing with the matter
know the numbers on the stolen tickets so anybody coming
with them at the show will be turned away, a spokesman
for the shows promoters said.
Grammy-nominated Gong, born Damian Marley, is the son of
reggae legend Bob Marley. He is currently riding a wave
of musical success with his album Welcome to Jamrock.
Also performing at tonights Peace Festival concert,
scheduled for Soca Broadway, Hasely Crawford Stadium, are
local acts Iwer George, Maximus Dan, KMC and his Red White
and Black band and Bunji Garlin and the Asylum.
Showtime is 9 pm.